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Thursday, July 29, 2010

General Knowledge Facts - Part 12

1. 22-May-1990, Microsoft launched "Windows 3.0" O/s.

2. Paul Strang is the only Zimbabwean batsmen to score 100 runs and take 5 wickets in an inings of a test match.

3. Linux powers 446 of the world's top 500 supercomputers.

4. Blood in animals and sap in plants is composed mainly of water.

5. The biggest clouds are 'Cumulonimbus', climbing up to 9.7 kilometers (6 miles) high and holding up to half a million tons of water.

6. The 1st feature-length animated film, released by Disney Studios in 1937, was "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.".


1. The pupil of the eye expands as much as 45 percent when a person looks at something pleasing.

2. The only part of the body that has no blood supply is the cornea in the eye. It takes in oxygen directly from the air.

3. Wilfred Rhodes of England holds the distinction of having longest test career ever. He played test cricket for 30 years and 315 days from 1899 to1930.

4. The Boeing-757 has carried more than 1.3 billion passengers.

5. China is the source of 70% of the worlds pirated goods.

6. Fathers tend to determine the height of their child, mothers their weight.


1. Robert Wadlow 8 ft 11.1 in (272 cm) confirmed tallest male and person by Guinness World Records. (Lifespan: 1918 to 1940)

2. Mathematical signs fact: 12+3-4+5+67+8+9=100

3. Lever Brothers India Limited was formed in 1933 and then renamed to “Hindustan Unilever Limited” in June 2007.

4. Google consists of over 450,000 servers, racked up in clusters located in data centers around the world.

5. The wheelbarrow is invented in China

6. The largest recorded tsunami was a wave 1720 feet (524 meters) above sea level in Lituya Bay, Alaska (July 9, 1958)


1. On January 27, 2010, Sun Microsystems was acquired by Oracle Corporation for US$7.4 billion

2. As of 26 May 2010, the human population of the world is estimated by the United States Census Bureau to be 6,823,200,000.

3. Kushang Sherpa, (now an instructor with Himlayan Mountaineering Institute) is the only climber to climb all 4 sides of Mt. Everest.

4. Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.

5. "Mobira Senator" is the first mobile phone model launched by Nokia in 1982.

6. The only country in the world with 13 months is Ethiopia.


1. The "H.L. Hunley" became the first submarine to be used during the 'American Civil War' (17 February 1864).

2. Tim Berners-Lee is the founder & director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

3. 'Coast Redwood' tree is the world's tallest tree. (379.1 ft) in Redwood National Park, California, United States)

4. 'High Street Phoenix' in mumbai is the india's largest shopping mall with 3,300,000 sq ft, whereas 'Express Avenue (Royapettah, Chennai / Under construction)' will be the largest in south india with '1,500,000 sq ft'.

5. White cats with blue eyes are usually deaf.

6. Flys always launch backwards for a quick getaway.


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